electric cars

Toyota and Panasonic Collaborate on EV Battery Manufacturing

Panasonic’s battery manufacturing capacity could be critical for Toyota, as the automaker is determined to rejoin the global electric vehicle market in 2020…

Ford Rolls Out First Plug-in Hybrid Police Car

Ford has rolled out a new plug-in hybrid police car that can drive up to 21 miles on a single charge and can…

Tesla Wows with Semi and $250K Roadster, But Future is Cloudy over ‘Production Hell’

Tesla and Elon Musk wowed the press with the unveiling of the Semi and Roadster last week, but the elephant in the room…

Catalytic Converter Demand Pushes Price of Palladium Over $1,000 an Ounce

The demand for palladium, which sent prices surging over $1,000 an ounce, is being driven by the automotive industry, which covets palladium for…

With Personal Automobiles in the Rear View Mirror, Ford Looks Ahead to Life as a Mobility Company

Automakers such as Ford are rallying fast and nimbly to not only stay relevant, but thrive in the near future. And this future…

Tesla Mum on Model 3 Battery Tech, Researchers Reverse Engineer

Tesla has been silent about the Model 3's battery, but researchers intrigued by the car’s 220-mile range, motivated in part by the announcement…

California Regulators Approve $200M Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it had approved the first of four plans of Volkswagen to invest $800 million in…

Tesla Model 3 Boasts 310-Mile Range Option

Tesla's much-anticipated Model 3 electric car made its debut, and so far the reviews have been hot. And never shying away from bravado,…

UK Banning Diesel and Gasoline Fueled Cars and Vans After 2040

The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly…

Volvo Launching 5 New All-Electric Car Models in 2019

Volvo Car Group announced last week that in 2019, every model rolling off the automakers’ assembly line will, at a minimum, be partly…

First Tesla Model 3s Roll Off Assembly Line Friday

According to Elon Musk, the much-anticipated Tesla Model 3 will roll off the assembly line on Friday. Musk announced on Twitter that the…

Chinese Battery Manufacturers Take on Tesla

Elon Musk has boasted about Tesla's battery storage capacity, but the evidence suggests China's energy storage sector could dwarf Tesla and its gigafactories…

Solar-Powered EV Charging Arrives in the San Joaquin Valley

Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well…

EV Made From Recycled Materials Races Tesla

Eric Lundgren, who advises companies on recycling, built his own $12,900 electric vehicle from salvaged materials - and it took on a Tesla…

Report: Autonomous EVs Will Transform U.S. Cities by 2030

The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent…